James Briggs, ACA, CFA
James Briggs is a Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors responsible for the Global Investment Grade, Sterling Investment Grade, Buy and Maintain and UK Cautious Managed strategies. James joined Henderson in 2005 as a credit analyst and was named a portfolio manager in 2010. Prior to this, he was a credit analyst with BlueBay Asset Management and a high-yield analyst with Invesco Asset Management.
James graduated with a BA degree (Hons) in philosophy from University College London. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 25 years of financial industry experience.
Soft or hard landing: does it matter for investment grade bonds?
Does an economic soft or hard landing matter for investment grade bonds?
Global investment grade: a bumpy road to pivot
Calling the inflection point that signals the next leg of the cycle – the policy pivot – is the crux for markets. But what else do investors need to consider as we look to 2023? James Briggs explores.
Reshaping UK and European credit: the corporate bond unwind
As central banks in Europe shrink their balance sheets, we consider the uneven impact across sectors of their stepping back from credit markets.
Cautious Managed: looking back at H1 2022
Stephen Payne and James Briggs, Co-Managers on the Janus Henderson Cautious Managed Fund, look back at the performance of the strategy in the first half of 2022.
Building Better Buy and Maintain Credit Portfolios
Portfolio Manager James Briggs and Head of UK Institutional Anil Shenoy explore how trustees can collaborate with their credit manager to ensure their scheme’s allocation to Buy and Maintain corporate bonds is optimised to meet the specified objectives both now and in the future.
The challenges of decarbonising a Buy & Maintain portfolio
Portfolio Manager, James Briggs and Head of UK Institutional, Anil Shenoy, share their thoughts on climate change risk management in Buy & Maintain portfolios.